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Re: [hylafax-users] ps2pdf, page size problem

On Mon, Mar 19, 2001 at 04:29:34PM +1200, Hylafax-list wrote:
> I am quite new to the list so please forgive me if my question has already
> been answered but I couldn't find it in the list archives or the faq.

Hey, at least you looked.  :-)

> The only problem that I have at the moment is with the conversion of
> incoming faxes into pdf files.
> I applied a different version of the "faxrcvd" script (+ a "faxrcvd-mail"
> script") which goes through a 2 step conversion of the received tif-files
> and e-mails the received fax to a local account:
> First it converts them into postscript with "tiff2ps" and second the
> resulting postscript file will be converted to pdf through the "ps2pdf"
> command.
[ snippage ]
> Has somebody else seen that and might have any help for me?

You know, I can't imagine any client-side environment where you could
view a PDF file where you *couldn't* view a TIFF file directly, with
about the same about of "install-a-plugin" labor at worst.

I haven't seen the new faxrcvd script you mention in person, but can
someone explain to me whyinhell you'd bother?  Just attach the TIFF

-- jra
Jay R. Ashworth                                                jra@baylink.com
Member of the Technical Staff     Baylink
The Suncoast Freenet         The Things I Think
Tampa Bay, Florida        http://baylink.pitas.com             +1 727 804 5015

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